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Sep 19, 2012 12:00am EDT
opportunity now to perform and to make inroads that way. but it was not that way in the 1970's. it was a company town that was in the business of songwriting. you had to get a job as a staff songwriter. i should have been knocking on the doors of publishing companies. it would not given me the life that i had had. ice started playing the club's -- i started playing the clubs from the valley. it was called the cal-punk kind of movement. that allowed me the opportunity to go on this side of the hill. to play club lingerie. tavis: in a place like l.a., who sells this in l.a.? and >> 517 . you do not have to. it was a boot jean, slim cut. it goes way back to the 1960's and 1970's. all of the rodeo guys. wrangler was a louis certification -- looser fit. when i was a kid, the champion cowboys in the 1960's, you would not catch those guys not wearing levi's. they would go really long. these are off the rack. the first pair i bought were here in l.a.. in the valley, there are a couple places. king's western wear was a mainstay in the valley. they outfitted a lot of -- cowboy culture in l.a. goes
Sep 18, 2012 8:00am EDT
lot of this stuff as the washington bureau chief of "the new york times" in the 1970's and 1980's. i started to dig into history, i learned so much, i did not believe how much i missed. you understand that there are long-term trends at work here since the late 1970's. in the economy and politics that have put this in the predicament we're in today. we're not going to get a smart fix in this country unless we understand the roots of our problems and i do not think the campaign is doing that at all. tavis: do your -- to your point, what advice would you offer to journalists in now? i fret that 20 or 30 years from now, there will be journalists covering this moment of economic collapse that will look back as you have done on your career and see the mist a lot of stuff. what advice do you have about journalists and not missing the key details. as brilliant as you were, how did you miss stuff? >> it will happen. you cannot avoid it. one thing you can do is keep part of your reportorial staff and not chase the daily events. let them go back home. let's take a look and see what happened. ho
Sep 4, 2012 8:00am EDT
present a lifestyle message or a commercial message of some kind, thehereas in the 1930's, depression era, there was a lot of message music made by folks, and it was popular, and in the 50's, somewhere in the top 10. unbelievable today. tavis: but that is where we are now. these are depression-era-like conditions. >> the media, are they going to show you this kind of music? i assume that people are out there writing songs, thinking about songs. there are more people than ever before in this kind of trouble. how are they going to hear this? it will be harder to find out about. tavis: i am not asking this question out of any naivete, but to play something like this from you, or there are others writing their music, telling their story about the way they see this country heading, what do you make of it that radio and other media outlets could not play this kind of stuff for fear of being labeled politically incorrect just to play it? do you follow me? >> yes. tavis: the culture has changed so much. 1960's --'s, 1940's, if i did that, somebody is going to send me some email about just pla
Sep 17, 2012 8:00am EDT
libya... where 4 americans were killed tuesday... including the u-s ambassador to libya.the ooama administration is still investigating the attacks to determine if they were spontaneous... or part of a long-forming plan. but it's still unnlear how to reduce tension in countries with a u-s presence. 1:09 bolton says: "backing away from the film is not going to eliminate the hatred or extremism. (butt to) the harder they push, the more we apologize, they'll just push more."-butt to-1:00- 1:07 yates says: "i think it's very very immortant noo to disengage from this vital region, we justthave to find a way that doesn't involve military invasions." invasions."secretary of state hillary clinton ii making calls to u-s ambassadors in muslim regions. the embassy in islamabad closed down today... as a precaution ahead of more planned protests. a deadly "superbug"... has killed a 7th person at maryland's national institutes of health clinical center.the latest victim is aayoung boy... who arrived in bethesda last april.doctors say he was here for a bone marrow transplant... when he contracte
Sep 15, 2012 3:00am EDT
denies it. there's too much science. there was a moment in the early 90's and that was when i had my first kid. i mean, this is really selfish, you know. i had my first kid and i thought, oh, my gosh. i started learning about what was really going on. they talked about greenhouse. remember, the "time magazine" said, "what is the greenhouse effect?" there was a moment where we were all really motivated and then i don't know what happened. personally, i think the oil companies and i think that a lot of people whose pockets are lined by them just devastated that conversation. tavis: what do you think it's gonna take for that conversation to get traction with everyday american people? i say the average american because it's not like these issues aren't discussed. it's not like people, you know, can't feel that something in the environment -- whether you understand global warming or climate change or not, it's pretty hard to deny that the weather patterns are changing. i mean, your regular joe can tell that something is happening. >> oh, yeah. ranchers are losing their cattle, they're
Sep 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
back in 1970,r corman s pretty good, fellas. joe, you're a good commercial director. jonathan, you're a bright guy. you could produce it. joe could direct it. why don't you guys come out to los angeles and make this movie for us? you guys can split $3,000. it'll take you about a year to do it. i'll give you $125,000 to make the movie with." we were so thrilled to be writing a screenplay, the whole idea of now making a movie, so i kicked joe under the table and said, "sure, we'll do it." so without aspiring to be a filmmaker, i wound up learning how to make films in public. we say that roger corman, back in those days, you're conducting your education in public. [laughter] tavis: that's a great story, though. he was on this show and i recall him talking about the fact that you were one of his young protÉges he's proud of even to this very day, yeah. so this other project that you have coming out is the carolyn parker project. i'll let you talk about it, but again, i will always be humbled and honored to have spent time with you in new orleans shooting this week-long special that we ai
Sep 6, 2012 12:00am EDT
a gathering of mitt co-s all over the america. >> plumbers with have their convention. >> exactly why shouldn't politicians. you meet interesting people. i'm sure they can trade notes. a state rep from oregon and alabama have interesting things to talk about. >> charlie:john what do you get out of this. >> i have al beat mother of all conventions 1968 chicago convention. >> that's where i started runner for new york times driving a car back and forth. >> predictable results '72 wasn't much better with mcgovern 2:38 a.m. >> let's start with this idea. you have seen bill clinton today. >> yeah. >> charlie:what's it like to watch him prepare a speech and how does he approach this process. >> i think he's been thinking about it for a very long time, reading a lot thinking about what he needs to do. i think he's -- he prepared a draft of his speech and he's working on it through the day. >> charlie:he wrote it himself? >> yes. >> charlie:did he start with someone else's and add to it. >> wrote it himself. working with a few of his advisors try to trim it and make heur it gets close to
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